TacitTheremin: A spatial awareness tool for the blind.
What’s this strange thing?Â This is the TacitTheremin, a device which helps blind people understand their surroundings using ultrasonic sound ranging.Â Designed to work in tandem with a cane, this device allows users to get a greater sense of what’s around them at ranges that exceed a cane and in any direction in which its …
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In the Making: Player Guitar
Kevin’s been busy lately. All hail the hypnoguitar! So far it plays 1 string and can play simple songs. The idea is to make a slide guitar that can play complex music from a program, much like “player” pianos read from sheet music. This is a demo video showing the progress so far. Its coming …
Tonight, I did some prep work on a new EasyDriverÂ (on breadboard) that I ordered for an upcoming project. I mounted a 4-pin Molex Floppy connector for the motor output, and pin-headers reversed for breadboard mounting. I also milled the gear off of a scrap stepper motor and built a coupler to a fancy leadscrew I […]